KASHF – كشف
Literally: Kashf is a taking away the covering and so exposing a thing to view. Exposure. A finding. Discovering. A discovery. An investigating. Enquiring into. Investigation. Scrutiny. Inquest. Quest. A making an estimate of the cost of a thing, valuation.
The revealings and unfoldings of ma’nawî mysteries about the past, the future, now and the creation which are given to awliyâ, especially the great awliyâs, through the favour and ilham of Janâb-i Haqq.